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What to Do in Trieste: Must See Attractions

Trieste Attractions

If you're on the lookout for exciting activities in Trieste, get set to be busy. This bustling city knows how to entertain. No matter your tastes, you'll be amazed by the broad range of attractions to dive into here. Keep reading to learn about a few of our favorites.

Find out what makes Trieste tick with the most popular tours & day trips. Scroll through our 200 fun activities in Trieste, and rest easy knowing that we offer free cancellation and no added fees.

Things to Do in Trieste with Kids

There are lots of sensational experiences in Trieste that the whole gang will enjoy. These are some of the top family friendly experiences around.

Free Things to Do in Trieste

Sightseeing on a limited budget in Trieste? Spend time, not cash, on fantastic experiences.

Museo Joyce & Svevo - Approach the staff and gain an insight into the collections held at this museum.

Borsa Vecchia - Get ready to feel like you've stepped back in time while ambling around this historic attraction.

Piazza Unita d'Italia - Wander down the sidewalks and take in the vibe of this buzzing local haunt.

Canal Grande di Trieste - Find a nice spot to sit and savor the peacefulness that comes with being around water.

Ospedale Cattinara - If you'd love to see a few of the more important or unique places in the community, start here.

Beata Vergine del Soccorso - No matter what you believe in, this site is sure to inspire a sense of reverence.

Golfo di Trieste - Dive into your favorite novel or play some music while you're catching those rays.

Roseto di San Giovanni - Cultivate your green thumb and appreciate the glorious plants on display.

Explore The Neighborhoods of Trieste

Trieste City Centre

Discover Trieste City Centre, memorable for its historic sites. Popular attractions in Trieste City Centre include Piazza di Cavana and Piazza Unita d'Italia, and you can see more of the area by hopping on the metro at Trieste–Opicina Tramway.


Trieste Old Town

Historic sites, seaside views, and bars are just a few things travelers like about Trieste Old Town. Sights like Canal Grande di Trieste and Piazza Unita d'Italia are spots to explore, and you can get around the greater Trieste area at Trieste–Opicina Tramway.


Città Nuova-Barriera Nuova-San Vito-Città Vecchia

Discover Città Nuova-Barriera Nuova-San Vito-Città Vecchia, memorable for its historic sites. Popular attractions in Città Nuova-Barriera Nuova-San Vito-Città Vecchia include Piazza di Cavana and Piazza Unita d'Italia, and you can see more of the area by hopping on the metro at Trieste–Opicina Tramway.


Barriera Vecchia-San Giacomo

You'll appreciate the restaurants during your time in Barriera Vecchia-San Giacomo and you might want to plan a stop by Castello di San Giusto and Cathedral of San Giusto while you're in the area.



Unique features of Roiano-Gretta-Barcola-Cologna-Scorcola include the historic sites and seaside views. Make a stop by Miramare Castle or Victory Lighthouse while you're exploring the area.


Altipiano Ovest

If you're spending some time in Altipiano Ovest, Lido di Santa Croce and Filtri are top sights worth seeing.

Frequently Asked Questions

What to do in Trieste on a sunny day?

Soak up the fine weather (and stretch those legs while you're at it) with these popular outdoor activities:

What to do in Trieste on a rainy day?

There's no need to splish and splash your way through a soggy day when there are plenty of terrific indoor activities like these to enjoy:

Are there cheap things to do in Trieste?

There are loads of tours and activities here that are just the ticket if you're traveling on a budget:

What can you do in Trieste for free?

You could put your credit card in the hotel safe for the day, because these fantastic attractions won't cost you a cent:

  • Piazza Unita dItalia
  • Cathedral of San Giusto
  • Canal Grande di Trieste
  • University of Trieste